Columbus, OH — The Council of Development Finance Agencies (CDFA) is pleased to announce the Florida Redevelopment Association (FRA) as an official endorser of the CDFA Florida Financing Roundtable. FRA joins CDFA’s partner, the Florida Development Finance Corporation (FDFC), as a supporter of development finance education throughout the state. The CDFA Florida Financing Roundtable, in partnership with FDFC and endorsed by FRA, is dedicated to retaining and expanding a sustainable economic development finance industry in the state of Florida through education, resource development, research and networking. Launched in 2014, the Roundtable offers webcasts, online resources, live events and a dedicated state finance newsletter.
“CDFA is very excited to announce this new roundtable endorsement with FRA,” said Toby Rittner, President & CEO of CDFA. “This endorsement marks a new evolution in the CDFA Florida Financing Roundtable for 2016. We believe this is a big step forward for our work in the state. With the support of FRA, we intend to continue to shape our mission in advancing development finance knowledge, networks, and innovation in the state of Florida.”
Together, CDFA and FRA will host the 3rd Annual Florida Financing Roundtable Conference in Tampa. Join us on May 4-5, 2016 in Tampa to gain knowledge, expand your network, and improve development finance in Florida. The 2016 conference will feature experts and development finance practitioners from around Florida and across the United States discussing critical topics in the development finance field currently trending in the Florida economy.
“FRA is delighted to partner with CDFA and we look forward to having great participation from Florida practitioners of development finance,” said Carol Westmoreland, Executive Director of the Florida Redevelopment Association.
The Florida Redevelopment Association is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to assisting Florida professionals and volunteers in community revitalization efforts. With its mission of “transforming spaces, revitalizing places,” FRA is committed to providing a forum for its more than 300 members to share knowledge and common experiences regarding revitalization opportunities and issues throughout Florida. FRA encourages adoption of legal and financial tools and programs favorable to community growth and serves as a statewide clearinghouse for redevelopment information. For more information on the great work that FRA does in Florida, visit redevelopment.net.
The Council of Development Finance Agencies is a national association dedicated to the advancement of development finance concerns and interests. CDFA is comprised of the nation’s leading and most knowledgeable members of the development finance community representing public, private and non-profit entities alike. For more information about CDFA, visit www.cdfa.net.
CDFA: Advancing Development Finance Knowledge, Networks & Innovation